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Members of Koti, Hijra and other transgender women communities from across Kolkata have come together this year to organize a one-of-a-kind Durga Puja.

Kangana reiterates how women need to snatch their place in the society as the birth of a girl child is hardly ever celebrated in the country.

Do the development policies help mitigate the violence and the stigma that the community faces in their everyday lives?
lisabeth salander the girl with the dragon tattoo

Move over the subtly queer in mainstream books like 'Harry Potter' and 'Game of Thrones'. Here's some great books with LGBT characters.
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The 15-year-old Uttar Pradesh Technical University (now APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University) is unique in ways more than one.
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Even though the Government sprung into action after the Diphtheria deaths, health workers are finding it difficult to battle the stubborn mindsets of people.
Reunion en el Instituto Superior Politécnico José Antonio Echeverria. CUJAE. del VII Congreso de la FEU.
Fecha:16 de Noviembre de 2006
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If you are a student in a women's institution, you have to maintain the 'reputation' of the institution, by not going out too often and no 'union-baazi'.

बनारस की गलियां इस शहर को अलग बनाती हैं। बनारस की हर गली अपने आप में खास है।
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When I took a step towards home, two hands grabbed me from behind into that cold, lifeless room.
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Mufti, at last, should thank his stars that the broken promises and bizarre measures have taken a back seat. Ban on beef is dominating the scene.
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Three Israeli sisters of Yemeni descent have created history with their Arab-language song, Habib Galbi topping the charts in Israel.

The Indian Penal Code is still bound in the shackles of some archaic laws, with its adultery law being the first in line.
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Women increasingly outnumber men in college graduation rates, yet they make up only a quarter of the tech industry workforce.
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HONY borrows from long-standing journalistic and documentary practices. For example, the British social documentary movement, which started in the 1930s.
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In the last one year, the issue of mental health in India has been put on the back-burner.
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Started two years ago, Sahyog aims to brighten the lives of the children living in surrounding slum areas through the torch of education.
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I think to solve any problem you need to look back into history and analyse how and why it originated
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Farmers are unable to fulfil their basic need for food before meeting the demands of the market, which is one of the main reasons for farmer suicides.
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Activities like walking improve memory, calm the mind and help cognitive functioning. This infographic shows us how exercise makes us smarter.

To end this spate of violence one must end the conditions that lead up to it.
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I realised only today that I have never paid any attention to the International Day of the Girl Child before.
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